No. 18 Michigan State competed at two separate races Saturday, with the NCAA boats racing in the Pac-12 Challenge in California and the novices, 2v4 and 3v4 boats competing at Ohio State.
The Spartan rowing program has a pair of destinations this weekend, as half of the team will head to Redwood, California to race in the Pac-12 Challenge and the novices, 2v4 and 3v4 will compete in Columbus, Ohio.
MSU Rowing Coach Matt Weise previews the upcoming meet in Columbus, MSU Football Defensive Backs Coach, Paul Haynes previews the Spring Game and more
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he Spartan rowing team faced top-tier competition Saturday, racing against powerhouse programs in Harvard/Radcliffe and Yale in the Ivy League-Big Ten Double Dual on the Cooper River Rowing Course in Camden, New Jersey.
Michigan State will engage in its first dual racing of the 2018 season, traveling to Camden, N.J. to partake in the Ivy League-Big Ten Double Dual featuring crews from two of the nation’s top conferences on Saturday.
Michigan State rowing wrapped up its first race of the season, competing in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational hosted by the University of Louisville. The regatta, which took place on Saturday and Sunday, saw the Spartans compete against top competition in the nation including five teams that were ranked in the top-25 in the final CRCA poll of 2017.
The team laid out five bullet points described as expectations it was taking to the meeting, including investigative questions, communication, justice, patient-doctor guidelines and staff training and resources. “We are questioning Michigan State University’s approach to Nassar; his criminal actions, the women he has abused, and the response of the University and athletic department,” the post read. “To say nothing is to say you agree and we do not agree with how hits has been handled.”
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Michigan State’s rowing program wrapped up a very productive fall season to go alongside a successful campaign for all of MSU Athletics. MSU’s fall season coincided with several impressive showings for Spartan fall teams, and rowing coach Matt Weise believes that witnessing the success of all Spartan teams helps to motivate his rowers into competing at a high level.
Despite her diagnosis in 2014, she joined her teammates and participated in what she thought might the last race of her rowing career. Immediately after stepping off the dock she would soon be entering herself in a much different race, against Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system.
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Michigan State has announced that it will welcome 15 student-athletes to rowing program when they enroll at the University in the fall of 2018.
The Michigan State field hockey team fell to No. 8 Northwestern Sunday afternoon by a final of 8-2 in Big Ten play at Lakeside Field in Evanston, Illinois. The eight goals given up by the Spartans is the most this season. MSU is now 8-10 overall and 2-6 in Big Ten play while the Wildcats improve to 13-5 and 6-2 in the conference.
The 2017 Michigan State rowing team officially kicked off its fall season Sunday at the Head of the Grand Regatta held on the Grand River in Lansing, Mich. MSU raced in the Head of the Grand alongside six other participants, including the MSU men’s club team. The Spartans took wins in all three races they competed in, winning the overall points trophy.
The Michigan State rowing team is set to participate in the Head of the Grand Regatta, held on the Grand River in Lansing, Michigan on Sunday. MSU head coach Matt Weise is looking to the Regatta as a strong measuring stick of the progress his team has made so far this fall season.
Michigan State rowing alumna Emily Regan is set to compete at the World Championships Tuesday in Sarasota and Bradenton, Fla. Regan will be in the two seat in the women’s eight. The MSU alumna is one of three returning Olympic gold medalists to compete in the race. Over the past 11 years, the women’s eight has been dominant, winning every Olympic and world championship race.
Michigan State women’s rowing head coach Matt Weise has announced the 2017-18 Spartan rowing schedule. The race schedule is loaded with Big Ten Conference rivals and competition from the PAC-12, Ivy League, and the ACC.
MSU rowing coach Matt Weise has announced the addition of Liz England to the Spartan rowing staff. England is a former collegiate rower and coach at Washington State, as well as a member of the USA U23 team in 2012.
Michigan State senior Brianna Higgins (Lowell, Mich.) has been named a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) All-Region Selection, as announced on Monday. These awards recognize the outstanding performances of rowers and coxswains from each of the five regions, organized into first and second-team selections.
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) has announced their Division I scholar athlete awards for the 2017 season. All CRCA National Scholar Athletes must have maintained a 3.5 GPA throughout her career while being at least sophomore academic standing, and they must have rowed in the NCAA-eligible boats (varsity eight, second varsity eight, or varsity four) for at least 75 percent of the season.
Michigan State finished sixth at the Big Ten Rowing Championships on Sunday in Indianapolis.
Michigan State, No. 19 in this week’s CRCA poll, heads to Indianapolis for Sunday’s Big Ten Championship Regatta.